Her Excellency, the First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Her Excellency, the First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Patron
Dr William Panford Bray

Dr William Panford Bray

Board Chair

Mr. William Panford Bray is a former Managing Director of the Ghana Commercial Bank, from 1999-2002. He was Acting Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Airways between 2002 and 2003. He has over 40 years of working experience in banking and finance including his long service at Barclays Bank of Ghana Ltd where he reached the position of Deputy Managing Director. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB).

Mr. Bray currently serves as the Chairman of Enyan Denkyira Rural Bank Limited and Opportunities Industrialization Centre, Ghana, Director, Unicredit Ghana Ltd, Director of Oak House Ltd, Council Member, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.

Mr. Bray has been honored with various awards including Life Fellow, International Biographical Association (LFIBA), International Man of the Year 2000 – 2001; International Who is Who of Professionals 2000 and a Paul Harris Fellow.

Mr. Bray is an avid golfer and enjoys walking and gardening

Mrs Akua Sarpong

Mrs Akua Sarpong

Executive Secretary

Ms. Akua Sarpong holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK and a first degree in Social Sciences from the KNUST. She also holds certificates in Leadership and Entrepreneurial Development (CELED) and NGO Management and Funding Strategies from the University of Ghana Business School. A project management specialist, she’s a member of the reputable Project Management Professionals (PMP).

Ms. Sarpong had previously managed various private sector development programs under the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), during which time was in charge of projects such as the annual USD3million “Danida Business to Business Programme”, which was committed to supporting private sector companies, by promoting long term sustainable business partnerships between Danish and Ghanaian companies. She also worked under the ‘Support to Private Sector Development Programme which sought to support bilateral assistance and cooperation between the Ghana and the Danish Government through Skill Development Fund, Rural Finance Programme and the Government of Ghana’s Private Sector Development Strategy II.
She worked as an investment climate specialist under the Private Sector Development Secretariat of the Ministry of Trade and Investment. She was responsible for driving the implementation of key interventions that deal seek to make finance work for small enterprises through the creation of innovative funds that address access and cost needs for small businesses.

She currently operates a food based company called All Natural Products Ghana.
Ms Sarpong is a mother of two children, a Rotarian and an entrepreneur.

Professor Lorna Awo Renner

Professor Lorna Awo Renner

BOARD MEMBER

Professor Lorna Awo Renner MB. CHB, Dip Heath Econs (Curtin University), MPH (Liverpool), FRCPCH (UK), FGCPS, is a lecturer in the Department of Child Health, University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is the lead clinician in charge of the Paediatric Oncology Unit (POU) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra. She is a member of the Ghana National Non-Communicable Diseases Steering Committee and chairperson for the Cancer control subcommittee. She is the immediate past Africa Continental President for the International Society for Paediatric Oncology. Prof. Renner is the Local Project Lead for the World Child Cancer Twinning Programme between the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh and the POU at Korle Bu Hospital.

She is a founding member of the Ghana Parents’ Association for Childhood Cancer. She is a member of the WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer. She is the chairperson for the faculty of Paediatrics/Child Health of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is an ardent advocate for improving access to quality care for children affected by cancer, particularly in Ghana. She has also played a leading role in establishing Paediatric HIV comprehensive services in Ghana and is on the National HIV Technical Working Group.

Mr David Amarteifio

Mr David Amarteifio

BOARD MEMBER

ACSI (CISI/ICAEW) Chartered Corporate Financier, MSc. ISIB (International Securities & Investment Banking – ICMA Centre), BSc. (Hons) Economics, Dip (Computer Science).

David Amarteifio ACSI, is an entrepreneur, Investment banking professional and a Chartered Corporate Financier (ACSI Qualified) with over 15yrs experience in the Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Global Capital Markets and Macro-Economics Industry, with a demonstrated track record of successful advisory on several multi-million currency ($,£,€) corporate, Leveraged and structured finance, capital raising & securities underwriting, capital markets (debt & equity), financial risk & derivatives solutions, strategy, transaction structuring & execution deals across the UK, mainland Europe & Emerging markets. He is also the CEO & Partner at 3A Capital Advisory partners (an independent Leverage Finance advisory firm). David also serves as the Finance & Treasury Director and Church council executive member of Hendon Methodist Church, UK. He currently works as a consultant in Leveraged Debt Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank, UK.

David also doubles a freelance writer (his treatise is on global macro-economics, capital markets & finance) and is an extremely keen enthusiast and advocate for Childhood health, care and well-being.

Dr. John Ahenkorah

Dr. John Ahenkorah

BOARD MEMBER

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: BSC (Hons) Biology, DIP. ED. (UCC)  MPhil. Human Anatomy (UGMS), PhD (Infection, Immunity & Inflammation) University of Leicester, UK.

E-MAIL ADDRESS: daajohnny@yahoo.com; jahenkorah@ug.edu.gh

TELEPHONE (OFFICE): +233-0302-672020

CELL PHONE: +233-(0)546232394

  • Head of Department of Anatomy, University of Ghana Medical School 2018-present
  • I am a parent of a childhood cancer survivor and a Board member of the Ghana Parents Association for Childhood Cancers.
  • Member of the African Regional Committee of Childhood Cancer International (CCI Africa)
  • Board member of Lifeline for Childhood Cancer of Ghana

NO CHILD SHOULD DIE OF CANCER, NO MORE PAIN, LET US HELP OUR KIDS!!!!!

Mrs. Irene Aborchie-Nyahe

Mrs. Irene Aborchie-Nyahe

BOARD MEMBER

I have excellent negotiation and communication skills. My knowledge in Sociology and Psychology helps me to understand people and situations and this put me in the position to communicate easily. The study of has given me deeper insight into issues and also made me more analytical. It has thus equipped me to find prompt solutions to difficult problems and also work under pressure. My training as a legal Practitioner also equipped me with the ability to pay attention to details. All these skills make me a perfect team player without compromising my individuality.

Dr Emmanuel A. Odame

Dr Emmanuel A. Odame

BOARD MEMBER

I am the Director of the Legal Assistant Network-Ghana and senior Partner at Nyahe Law Consult.(no more with Afadjato Chambers) and an Executive member of FIDA Ghana.
I am interested in assisting vulnerables in our society and l have been doing just that.

Mr Gustav Siale

Mr Gustav Siale

Board Member

Mr. Gustav Siale holds a Master’s degree in Population Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana, Legon as well as a Diploma (Distinction) in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of United Kingdom. Gustav is also a member of the Ghana Bar Association.

He joined Ghana Reinsurance Company in January 1994 to start the Research and Statistics Department. He served in several capacities: Head of Research, General Manager (Technical), Deputy Managing Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors. He became the Managing Director of Ghana Reinsurance Company in January, 2012 and retired in June, 2016. Before joining Ghana Reinsurance Company, Mr. Siale had worked with the State Insurance Corporation, now SIC Insurance Company. He attended several seminars and conferences on insurance in Africa, Europe and Asia.

Gustav was an Executive Council member of The Insurance Institute of Ghana and the 2nd Vice President of Ghana Insurers Association. He served as the Chairman of the Academic Board and a Council Member of the Ghana Insurance College. Mr Siale is a Member of the Advisory Board of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon.

He loves teaching. He was a visiting Lecturer in Principles and Practice of Reinsurance at the West Africa Insurance Institute (WAII) in the Gambia, and currently a Part-time Lecturer in Liability Insurance at University of Ghana Business School. Mr. Siale also served as a Resource Person in Business Interruption, Liability and Engineering Insurances at the Ghana Insurance College.

He was a Director of Metropolitan Insurance Company Limited, Trust Logistics Limited and Donewell Life Insurance Company Limited.

Currently Gustav is the immediate President of Council of the Korle-Bu Community Chapel and the former Acting Chairman of Ghana Prisons Ministry, a non-for-profit organization which seeks the spiritual and physical wellbeing of inmates.

Mr Siale has over thirty-five year experience in insurance and reinsurance.

He is happily married to a lovely lady by name Esther and the marriage is blessed with three Children.